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Tim Lementino - Zuni Bear Fetish Carving

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 Authentic Native American Bear Fetish of alabaster by Zuni Tim Lementino

material
alabaster, turquoise, jet, olive shell, Read about stones
sinew (thread made from animal tendon)
height
1 5/8"
length
2"
width
1"
hallmarks
none
artist
Tim Lementino, Zuni

Native American Indian Jewelry and Fetish Carving booksTim Lementino's work is featured in Zuni Fetishes and Carvings by Kent McManis.

Authentic Native American Bear Fetish of alabaster by Zuni Tim Lementino

Authentic Native American Bear Fetish of alabaster by Zuni Tim Lementino

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Tim Lementino - Zuni
Bear Fetish Carving

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Authentic Native American Bear Fetish of alabaster by Zuni Tim Lementino

Authentic Native American Bear Fetish of alabaster by Zuni Tim Lementino

Authentic Native American Bear Fetish of alabaster by Zuni Tim Lementino

Medicine bundle of three turquoise nuggets and olive shell heishi tied with sinew.

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What is an Animal Fetish?

Native American Jewelry and Fetish Carving BooksA fetish is a carving of an animal that captures the spirit and the essence of the animal, not necessarily its exact detailed conformation. Fetishes are carved from many types of stone, wood, antler, shell and other materials. Often the eyes and spots of adornment, called power spots, inset pieces of contrasting stones such as double bear fetish Carving of fishrock and turquoise, jet and coral.
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Indian Bear Symbolism

Bear is considered the most powerful of all of the animals and is one of the most popular subjects of fetish carvers. Bear is a spiritual guide and represents strength and self-knowledge. He also has supernatural powers, great healing powers. Bear is a symbol deliberate action, introspection, soul and insight for the past and the future. The Bear is the guardian of the West an is one of the animals of the Six Directions.

What is a Medicine Bundle?

Many fetishes have a medicine bundle, offering bundle, or adornment tied onto the animal that consists of turquoise nuggets, coral seed beads, shell heishi, feathers and other stone pieces. The bundle may be an offering to the fetish, to used evoke the spirit of the fetish or to increase the strength of a fetish.

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